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    Published on 06-01-2020 11:15 AM
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    A group of unauthorized sailors from two classes sailed in the same vicinity over the weekend, in a unofficial capacity
    with no authorized ...
    Published on 05-08-2020 08:47 AM
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    Coast Guard cites sailboat owner for violating navigation rules near Stockton

    SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard cited the operator of a 25-foot sailboat in the San Francisco Bay Area Thursday for negligent operations.
    Published on 05-05-2020 12:07 PM

    KKMI's Paul Kaplan provides a behind the scenes vision of the ongoing process
    at the Richmond boatyard during the on ...
    Published on 05-02-2020 10:17 AM

    MALOLO is a short visual film about Kai breaking the Maui to Molokai channel record, the Molokai to Oahu channel record, ...
    Published on 04-22-2020 12:24 PM
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    Elliot James was geared up and ready for the 2020 Pac Cup. He had been working and planning on the race for months, prepped his Mancebo 31’ Bloom County that he and his father had purchased in 2009 into prime condition for the sleighride to the Islands, including a quiver of new sails before the news came down ...
    Published on 04-17-2020 09:36 AM
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    "Our view last night as we approached El Gato from the stern. An under the hulls sunset complete with waves crashing and reflections." ...
    Published on 04-07-2020 11:37 AM
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    April 7, 2020 - SAN FRANCISCO -- Race organizers for the 2020 Pacific Cup race from San Francisco to Hawaii have announced their decision to cancel the 2020 race, with the next race to be held the ...
    Published on 04-06-2020 07:58 AM
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    The International J/70 Class Association has been closely monitoring the worldwide developments in the COVID-19 pandemic. On April 2, the International ...
    Published on 04-03-2020 10:38 AM
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    Los Angeles -- The Transpacific Yacht Club is pleased to announce the next 2021 edition of the LA to Honolulu Transpac is now open for entry. This will be the 51st edition of this 2225-mile biennial ocean racing classic first raced in ...
    Published on 04-02-2020 05:54 PM
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    The last hundred days leading up to the Pacific Cup are usually a hive of activity as competitors
    are busy preparing their boats, making their final lists, getting inspected for safety and
    compliance, and spending time on the water training. Most of those same activities are still well
    underway this year, but just like almost every other aspect of life right now, these unprecedented
    times call for new measures and no shortage of fluidity and adaptability. To that end, the Pacific
    Cup Yacht Club has revised their schedule of race ...
    Published on 03-31-2020 10:43 AM
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    Transpac-Tahiti Race Postponed

    In consultation with current race entries, later race date options
    are being reviewed

    LOS ANGELES and PAPEETE, TAHITI - Organizers from the Transpacific Yacht ...
    Published on 03-31-2020 10:34 AM

    Hello to all racers and SSS members,

    The SSS board met on Tuesday to discuss the effects of the Covid-19 virus on club activities.
    Because of the Governor of California's Executive Order to ...
    Published on 03-26-2020 09:53 AM
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    A 2020 Solution!
    In the approach to the race date, we've moved our famous preparation seminars, the Pacific Offshore Academy presented by Alaska Airlines, to an online format. This allows us to reach even more people while maintaining "social ...
    Published on 03-19-2020 02:02 PM
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    Unprecedented Times
    The current Covid-19 Public Health Crisis has had a profound impact on everyday life in America, and across the world. Almost no aspects of our lives have been spared, from our health, where and when we work, if we're able to work, and where our children are being schooled to the pursuit of our passions like sailing the storied waters of San Francisco Bay. Yacht Clubs have been closed ...
    Published on 03-17-2020 03:16 PM
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    Yet another event falls to the pandemic, this one just delayed. For a year.

    https://nosa.org/ ...
    Published on 03-13-2020 09:39 AM
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    Posted March 13, 2020
    Thursday started with a chase with Cabron pursuing Pyewacket 70, erasing what was once a 40 mile lead to come side by side with their Class 1 rival. Just after 0100 PST Thursday, with both teams within boat lengths of each other, they dueled for the line, actually missing the port end on the first pass and both boats scrambling to reverse course ...
    Published on 03-12-2020 02:48 PM
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    It's true, the Spring One Design, J-22 Series, Spring Dinghy, SF Cup, J Fest are all cancelled
    due to the pandemic that is spreading across the globe.

    Published on 03-11-2020 02:26 PM
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    Sizzle Leads ORR Overall Into Final Leg from Cabo to Puerto Vallarta

    Wednesday 0600 Standings
    1 Sizzle
    2 Bretwalda 3
    3 Good Call
    4 Fast Exit II
    5 Grand Illusion
    Full 0600 Standings Report

    The standings ...
    Published on 03-11-2020 08:53 AM
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    Catch of the Day

    In years past, PV Race Committee has typically been coordinating customs clearances and interviewing the first few finishers by Tuesday evening in the race timeline. The 2020 race is going to be one of those years... not so much.

    On the race course, boats are running their polars with the latest grib files to assess their ETA. While each boat makes the most of the conditions they find themselves in, they will be having ‘that discussion’. ...
    Published on 03-10-2020 09:17 AM
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    Posted March 10, 2020
    Monday, March 9, 2020, 1600
    Position: 25 24N 113 9W
    Speed: 1? 2?kt
    Distance to go: 510.6 nm
    Weather: Partly cloudy
    Winds: Light and variable, generally less than 4 kts
    Sail Package: Light Medium genoa for now. Would the Tweener be better? Where's the drifter - we're definitely gonna need that bad boy sooner or later

    And so we find ourselves adrift again.

    After the most GORGEOUS day of champagne sailing the merry band of sufferers aboard the good boat KATARA find ourselves again at the mercy of the decaying breeze. We had a great day making good time down the course and we knew this was coming. We spent much of the late morning and early afternoon working ourselves ...